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Spar wine sales up 11% after annual 'Wine Festival'

Published:  19 July, 2011

Spar has announced its core range of wine sales grew by 11% compared to 2010, after its second consecutive Wine Festival promotion.

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Malibu launches pre-mixed serve range

Published:  19 July, 2011

Pernod Ricard owned rum brand Malibu, is launching a range of new pre-mixed serves to the off-trade.

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Ibérica Food & Culture to open Canary Wharf venue

Published:  18 July, 2011

Ibérica Food & Culture is to open its second venue in Canary Wharf and will continue the ethos of the original, which is to showcase the best of Spanish produce and wine.

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South African wine in upmarket push

Published:  18 July, 2011

South African wine is going upmarket in a new initiative with independent retailers and restaurants, which aims to show the country's quality and diversity in the more premium sector.

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Loire heading for earliest ever harvest

Published:  18 July, 2011

Winemakers in the Loire Valley are heading for a bumper harvest and one of the earliest ever recorded.

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Asda appoints new BWS head

Published:  18 July, 2011

Asda has appointed Tracy Ford as category director of its beers, wines and spirits category.

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Waiheke winery donated to University of Auckland

Published:  18 July, 2011

A renowned New Zealand winemaking family has donated its vineyard and winery to the University of Auckland.

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Sterling rises due to lack of confidence in euro

Published:  18 July, 2011

Sterling rose to a six week high against the euro this morning, touching €1.1478/£1 due to lack of confidence in the euro.

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Naked Wines relaunches online Marketplace

Published:  15 July, 2011

Naked Wines has relaunched its online Marketplace, which allows unknown winemakers to get UK listings, after mixed reactions from customers.

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Bordeaux 2010 "complicated" and "disappointing"

Published:  15 July, 2011

Bordeaux traders have described the 2010 en primeur campaign as "complicated" and "disappointing", despite the quality of the vintage.

 

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Riesling Week to kick off

Published:  15 July, 2011

The UK's first-ever Riesling Week kicks off in the last week of July, with retailers around the country committed to promoting Germany's prized grape.

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Sterling falls against euro and climbs against US dollar

Published:  14 July, 2011

Sterling fell against the euro as data released showed that the number of people claiming unemployment benefits jumped unexpectedly last month.

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Tesco's Wine by the Case website exceeds expectations

Published:  14 July, 2011

Tesco's Wine by the Case website, which this Easter increased its fine wine range from 200 to 300 wines, is "exceeding expectations", according to manager Nick Juby.

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Absolut launches 'Absolut Blank' creative campaign

Published:  14 July, 2011

Absolut Vodka has launched a creative marketing campaign that will bring together emerging artists from across the globe.

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Matthew Clark believes future secure

Published:  14 July, 2011

On-trade supplier Matthew Clark's commercial director believes the business is secure despite upheavals at owners Punch Taverns and Accolade Wines.

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Top wine talent to speak at Restaurant Show

Published:  14 July, 2011

A troupe of wine talent has been lined up to speak at this year's Restaurant Show ? top sommelier Costanzo Scala of Benares will be joined by the Savoy's Christopher Cooper to talk about the latest wine trends.

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Glenfiddich hunts for Malt Mastermind

Published:  13 July, 2011

Glenfiddich has announced the start of this year's Glenfiddich Malt Mastermind competition to showcase the on-trade's most passionate malt enthusiasts.

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Scottish vineyard could produce 70,000 bottles

Published:  13 July, 2011

The owner of a new Scottish vineyard says he hopes to attract investors if his initial attempts at winemaking prove successful.

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Andre Cavalheiro wins Greenall's Great British Cocktail contest

Published:  13 July, 2011

Andre Cavalheiro of the Devinge Bar at the Mandeville Hotel has been awarded the Greenall's Original London Dry Gin, Champion Cocktail title.

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Sparkling wine leaders descend on Denbies

Published:  13 July, 2011

 

The second International Sparkling Wine Symposium takes place at Denbies Wine Estate on November 1-2.

 

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